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New Uses Proposed for Old Cook County Hospital Building

New Uses Proposed for Old Cook County Hospital Building

After standing vacant for more than a decade, the 100-year-old Cook County Hospital building, which was abandoned in 2002 for the newly built John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, may finally begin to see some life. Potential developers for the site, located at 1835 W. Harrison St., have submitted proposals to the Cook County Bureau of […]

Committee Supports Obama Land Transfer

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Committee Supports Obama Land Transfer

The Chicago Committee on Housing and Real Estate on Wednesday approved a transfer of land from the Chicago Park District to the City, potentially bolstering the University of Chicago’s chances to land the Obama Presidential Library. The ordinance, which has the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, seeks an agreement between the city and the Park […]

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School Nurses Concerned about CPS Outsourcing

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School Nurses Concerned about CPS Outsourcing

The Chicago Teachers Union, along with active and retired school nurses, derided the Chicago Board of Education’s plan to outsource and privatize school nursing services, saying it is critical students have access to certified nurses in their schools and warning the board’s decision could create a health crisis in the schools. Members of the union, […]

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